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Mitra Sharafi selected for summer research support from the National Endowment for the Humanities

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Posted May 14, 2018 by Karen Koethe

UW Law makes Top 10 for placing grads in government, public interest jobs

UW Law School is ranked fourth in the nation for graduates in government and public interest jobs. Using 2017 graduation employment data from the American Bar Association, a new report shows which schools had the highest percentage of g ...

Posted May 11, 2018 by Law School News

Law School hosts discussion with Sen. Ron Johnson

Posted May 9, 2018 by Law School News

Neighborhood Law Clinic honored for success in unpaid wages case

This month, the Neighborhood Law Clinic received honorable mention for 'Excellence in a Public Interest Case or Project' from the Clinical Legal Education Association. The honor recognizes the clinic's successful representation of a client who ...

Posted May 9, 2018 by Law School News

Jason Yackee honored with Vilas professorship

Posted May 3, 2018 by Law School News

Law student Will Kramer receives Whistleblower of the Year award

Will Kramer receiving his Opee Award Will Kramer received a 2018 Openness in Government award , presented by the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council at a ceremony on April 19. The awards, also known as the Opees, recogn ...

Posted May 1, 2018 by Law School News

Cristina Bordé's client, Vicente Benavides, is released from San Quentin's death row

Bordé worked for 19 years to prove his innocence Vicente Figueroa Benavides, a California man who served nearly 25 years on death row, was released from San Quentin prison in April after all charges against him were dismissed. Cristin ...

Posted Apr 30, 2018 by Law School News

Two UW Law students receive Peggy Browning Fellowships in labor law

The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded 10-week summer fellowships to Naman Siad and Corey Triggs, both of whom are second-year students at University of Wisconsin Law School. Naman Siad will be a Peggy Browning Fellow at the Chicago News Guild ...

Posted Apr 24, 2018 by Law School News

Law Library wins national award for its READ poster book

Prof. Asifa Quraishi-Landes posed for a 2006 READ poster UW Law Library received a ‘Best Print Publication’ award from the American Association of Law Libraries for its book, “A Decade of University of Wisconsin ...

Posted Apr 24, 2018 by Law School News

Yablon, Viney and Cohen named UW Law School Teachers of the Year

Each spring, UW Law School celebrates excellence in teaching through its Teacher of the Year awards. The 2017 honorees for outstanding classroom, clinical and adjunct instruction were formally announced at the Law School's Board of Visitors meet ...

Posted Apr 23, 2018 by Law School News

Student bar elects 2018-19 executive board

Vince Falcone Vince Falcone, a second-year UW Law School student, has been elected president of the Student Bar Association for 2018-19. Falcone, who served as vice president for community affairs this year, replaces graduatin ...

Posted Apr 20, 2018 by Law School News

Mary Prosser and Ben Kempinen joined forces to reform state law on teen consensual sex

Governor Scott Walker signed Assembly Bill 414 into law last month, marking the successful end to a ten-year effort by UW Law School Professors Mary Prosser and Ben Kempinen.The new law reduces the penalty for some teens charged with engaging in ...

Posted Apr 19, 2018 by Law School News

Remembering civil rights leader Vel Phillips '51

Posted Apr 18, 2018 by Law School News

Tonya Brito named Visiting Scholar at Russell Sage Foundation

UW Law School Professor Tonya Brito is one of 15 researchers appointed to the Russell Sage Foundation’s Visiting Scholars program for the 2018-19 academic year. Tonya Brito Working from the foundation headquarters in New ...

Posted Apr 16, 2018 by Law School News

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